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Audi A3 Sportback e-tron
2018 Audi A3 Sportback e-tron
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$39,500
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.5
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2021 BMW i3
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$48,300
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.3
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2020 Ford Fusion Energi
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$37,000
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7.0
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Overview

Engine
1.4L Turbo Inline-4 Plug-in Hybrid
Engine
39.5L Electric
Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Plug-in Hybrid
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Single Speed Automatic
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Tank Capacity
10.6 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
2.3 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
Range
16 miles
Range
N/A
Range
26 miles
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
N/A
Trunk Volume
N/A
Trunk Volume
8.2 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
33.7 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
36.9 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
1.4L Turbo Inline-4 Plug-in Hybrid
39.5L Electric
2.0L Inline-4 Plug-in Hybrid
Horsepower
204 hp @ 5000 rpm
170 hp @ 4800 rpm
188 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque
258 lb-ft
184 lb-ft
129 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Single Speed Automatic
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,616 lbs
3,276 lbs
4,034 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
36 MPG
100 MPGE
42 MPG

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
10.6 gallons
2.3 gallons
14 gallons

Battery Range & Charge Times

Range
16 miles
N/A
26 miles
Battery Size
N/A
42.2 kWh
9 kWh
Charge Time
N/A
7 Hrs Charge Time @ 220/240V, 0.7 Hrs Charge Time @ 440V
7 Hrs Charge Time @ 110/120V, 2 Hrs Charge Time @ 220/240V

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
169.7 in
158.3 in
191.8 in
Height
56.1 in
62.9 in
58 in
Max Width
70.3 in
69.9 in
75.2 in
Front Width
60.7 in
61.9 in
62.3 in
Rear Width
59.6 in
61.3 in
62 in
Wheelbase
103.5 in
101.2 in
112.2 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
4 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.2 in
40.5 in
44.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.7 in
39.6 in
39.2 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
54.8 in
53.6 in
57.8 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
N/A
55 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.4 in
31.9 in
38.3 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.5 in
37.2 in
37.8 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
52.9 in
49.2 in
56.9 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
N/A
54.4 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
N/A
N/A
8.2 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
13.6 ft³
15.1 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
33.7 ft³
36.9 ft³
N/A

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
35.8 ft
32.4 ft
37.6 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
17" x 7.5"
19" x 5"
17" x 7.5"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 7.5"
19" x 5.5"
17" x 7.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P225/45HR17
P155/70R19
P225/50VR17
Rear Tire
P225/45HR17
P175/60R19
P225/50VR17

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Black
  • Ibis White
Capparis White w/BMW i Frozen Blue Accent
  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Velocity Blue Metallic

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Cosmos Blue Metallic
  • Florett Silver Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Monsoon Gray Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • Nano Gray Metallic
  • Tango Red Metallic
  • Cashmere Silver Metallic w/Highlight BMW i Blue
  • Fluid Black w/BMW i Frozen Blue Accent
  • Galvanic Gold Metallic w/Frozen Grey Met Highlight
  • Imperial Blue Metallic w/Frozen Gray Accent
  • Mineral Gray Metallic w/BMW i Frozen Blue Accent
  • Alto Blue Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Rapid Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Chestnut Brown, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Rock Gray, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Deka Dark, Cloth Upholstery
  • Giga Brown/Carum Spice, Natural Leather/Wool Cloth Upholstery
  • Mega Carum Spice Gray, Sensatec/Cloth Upholstery
  • Tera Dark Truffle, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Premium Sound System
Optional
Optional
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Optional
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Optional
Optional
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Optional
Optional

Comfort

Navigation System
Optional
Standard
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Optional
Standard
Automatic Parking
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
Heated Steering Wheel
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Standard
Standard
Seat Memory
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Optional
Standard
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Not Available
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Rollover Rating
N/A
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
Maintenance
1 Years / 10,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
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